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November 7, 2011

San Francisco Youth Commission
Monday, November 7, 2011
City Hall, Room 416

There will be public comment on each item.

1. Call to Order and Roll Call

2. Approval of Agenda (Action Item)

3. Approval of Minutes (Action Item)

A. Monday, October 17, 2011 (Document A)

4. Public Comment on Items not on Agenda (Discussion Only)

5. Legislation Referred from the Board of Supervisors (All Items to Follow Discussion and Possible Action)

6. Presentations (All Items to Follow Discussion and Possible Action)

A. Presentation on the Unmet Needs of Transitional Age Youth in San Francisco (TAYSF)
Presenters: Jose-Luis Mejía, Alma Ruznic, Nadyiah Shereff, Young Adult Advocates, Transitional Age Youth Initiative—San Francisco (TAYSF)
(Document B, C)

B. Presentation on the San Francisco’s Affordable and Low-Income Housing Services and Policies, especially as they relate to youth
Presenters: Linda Martin-Mason, Ombudsman, San Francisco Housing Authority; Anne Romero, Project Manager, Mayor’s Office of Housing
(Documents D, E)

C. Presentation & Request for Endorsement from Out of Site Youth Arts Center for 1st Annual Youth Arts Summit
Presenter: Christian Duarte, Out of Site Youth Arts Center

7. Youth Commission Business (All Items to Follow Discussion and Possible Action)

A. 2011-2012 Youth Commission Media and Public Relations Plan
Recommendation by Community Outreach Officer and Staff: Approval
Presenter: Commissioner Tu Mutch, Media and Public Relations Officer
(Document F)

8. Staff Report (Discussion Only)

9. Committee Reports (Discussion Only)

A. Executive Committee; next meeting: Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 4:00pm-6:00pm, City Hall, room 345 (Document G)
B. Youth Justice Issues Committee; next meeting: Wednesday, December 7, 2011 4:30-6:15pm, City Hall, room 345
C. Youth Immigration Committee; next meeting: Wednesday, November 9, 2011, 3:30-4:30pm, City Hall, room 345
D. Youth City Services Committee (Housing, Transportation and Recreation); next meeting, Wednesday, November 9, 2011, 4:30-6:30pm, City Hall, room 345
E. Youth Employment Committee; next meeting, Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 4:45pm, City Hall, room 345.
F. Student Support, Health and Facilities Committee; next meeting: Friday, December 2, 2011, 4:30-6:30, 555 Franklin St., 3rd Floor
G. School District Curriculum and Class Time Issues; next meeting: Tuesday, October 15, 5:30-7:30, 555 Franklin St., 3rd Floor
H. Youth Advisory Council; next meeting: Thursday, November 17, 2011; Dept of Children, Youth and Their Families, 1390 Market St., 9th Floor

10. Attendance Review (Action Item)

11. Announcements (This Includes Community Events)

12. Adjournment

Any materials distributed to the members of the Youth Commission within 72 hours of the meeting or after the agenda packet has been delivered to the members are available for inspection—along with minutes of previous Youth Commission meetings and all supplementary information—at the Youth Commission office during regular office hours (9am to 6pm, Monday—Friday). The Youth Commission office is located at:
City Hall, Room 345
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 554-6446, Fax: (415) 554-6140

(Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code)
Government’s duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people’s business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people’s review.
Sunshine Ordinance Task Force
City Hall, Room 244
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102‐4689
Phone: (415) 554‐7724, Fax: (415) 554‐5784
Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Ordinance
Task Force, at the San Francisco Public Library, and on the City’s website at

The ringing and use of cell phones, pagers, and similar sound‐producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. The Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound‐producing electronic device.

In order to assist the City’s efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity, or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical‐based products. Please help the City accommodate these individuals.

To obtain a disability‐related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, to participate in the meeting, please contact Mario Yedidia, Youth Commission Director [phone: 415-554 6254; email:] at least 48 hours before the meeting, except for Monday meetings, for which the deadline is 4:00 p.m. the previous Friday.

Last updated: 11/3/2011 4:42:05 PM